Local Special Olympics swim athletes with the Special Olympics of Greater Memphis recently competed in the Special Olympics Tennessee State Spring Games at David Lipscomb University in Nashville winning the gold medal in the Team Relay Competition. Team members from left are Herbie Broome, Ben Cavens, August Jarboe and Cody Willis. The team’s home training facility is the Millington YMCA.
Month of May
The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries.
The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Pig N Whistle located at 6084 Kerrville Rosemark Road. For more information, call George Crews at 872-4232 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Millington Quilters Guild meets every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Maple Room located at 7942 Church Street. Weekly activities and projects are developed for all levels of quilters. This group makes several items to give back to groups such as veterans, families in need, those injured overseas, and children’s hospital’s.
Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796.
The Exchange Club of Millington meets at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Guest are always welcomed. For more information, call 872-8888.
Soul Out Ministries’ Hot Nutritional Meal are served every Thursday at the Baker Community Center at 7942 Church Street from noon to 1 p.m. The program is a local non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. For more information, call program founder/coordinator and CEO Carol Jenkins 949-1675.
Sarge’s Okinawan Freestyle Martial Arts will started April 1 at Baker Community Center in Millington. The American Wado-Ryu Federation International Hall of Fame Enductee Shihan R.L. “Sarge” Covin will be the instructor on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The classes are free for children ages 5-18. Space is limited and for more information call 873-5770 or e-mail email@example.com
The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Summer Baseball Camp started Tuesday May 26 and will conclude this Friday, May 29 (from 9 a.m.-noon). Walk-ups are excepted or Coach Brad Smith can be contacted at 351-0629 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tipton County Relay For Life event will be held on Friday, May 29, at Brighton High School from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer, uniting four million people around the world to celebrate survivorship, remember lives lost, and fight back against this disease. Teams camp out and participate by taking turns walking around a track. Symbolizing the battle waged around the clock by those facing cancer, the event empowers communities and individuals to take a stand against the disease and take action by supporting the Society’s lifesaving mission.
Relay for Life is a family friendly atmosphere that is entertaining and inspiring. Also, if you are or know of a cancer survivor from Tipton County, contact Amanda Heath at 481-4154 for information about the Survivor Recognition Program that evening.
Amanda’s Way Second Annual Cruisin’ Against Bruisin’ will be held May 30 at Brighton High School located at 8045 Highway 51 South in Brighton. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 10:30. The award ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. Cars, trucks and bikes of all makes and models are welcomed. There will be live music, a barbecue cookoff, silent auction and 50/50 raffle and other vendors. The event is in support of Amanda’s Way (stand against domestic violence in Tipton County). For more information, call 268-1995.
‘Mike’s 50’s Cafe’, Mystery Dinner Theater will be held on May 30 at 6 p.m. This will be an evening of mystery, games, prizes and a great meal. You are encouraged to come dressed in 50’s attire, The performance and dinner will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. For more information, call 876-5757 or Debbie at 876-3665. This is a fund-raiser for the new playground.
There will be a Community Yard Sale at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church on June 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Spaces are available, inside and outside. In case of rain, inside spaces only will be used. For more information or reserve space, call Sharon Hance at 876-3265.
Greg Hardy presents the Fourth Annual I Go Hard-y Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27 at Aycock Park in Millington. Registration/check-in will be at 8 a.m. For cheer camp information visit www.IGoHard-ycamps.com. There are only 300 slots available. For more information visit the website or call camp coordinator Lan Hardy at (704) 255-5110.
2015 GARDENING SERIES
Sponsored by Millington
*June 13 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Roses
Speaker: Don Wear, Master Gardener
*July 11 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Easy Kitchen Gardens-Herbs
Speaker: Evelyn Mosley, Memphis Herb Society
*Aug. 9 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market— Perennials
Speaker: JoeEllen Diamond, Tipton County Ext Agent
*Oct. 10 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Gardens in Winter
*Nov. 7 11 a.m. @ Millington Library
Speakers: Molly Hampton, Penny Glover, Rosemark Garden Club. Pre-Registration Required, Sign Up @ Library
Join The Millington Municipal Schools’ Summer STEM Camp, “The City of the Future,” for middle school students interested in hands-on science, engineering, and math projects.
The Millington Municipal Schools’ Summer STEM Camp for students’ grades 6-8 will be held June 8-19 at Millington Central High School. The camp will begin at 8 a.m. and end at noon Monday through Friday each week. Students attending Millington Municipal Schools last year or those having been accepted for open enrollment for next year may apply; there is no fee to attend.
“The City of the Future” STEM Camp is designed to give middle school students the opportunity to engage in a variety of hands-on construction technologies, scientific experiments, and real world math skills needed to explore new and emerging science and technology.
Using Physics and Engineering skills, students will design and build their model city of the future, water bottle rockets, earthquake proof towers, solar cars, and bridges. Students will have the opportunity to use Biology and Chemistry lab skills to explore the properties of safe drinking water compared to safe natural water systems needed by wildlife.
Applications are available at Millington Central High School’s Main Office or on the Millington Municipal Schools’ website home page. Applications can be returned via email, dropped off at the high school, or mailed to:
Millington Central High School
ATTN: STEM CAMP APPLICATION
8050 West Street
Millington, TN 38053